And more bad news from Australia re. Hunter class:
The Aussie's don't have a great record when it comes to recapitalizing their Navy. I can't think of a single ship in the past 30 years that wasn't either late...
Very interesting article, contrasting Russian and Ukrainian armies, and how one (Ukrainian) adapted to modern realities, while another (Russian) did not.
Interesting article in the Maritime Engineering Journal on how stress and structural fatigue will be measured on the JSS:
Thanks Underway. Great post! I don't suppose the issue of speed was discussed was it? I'd heard that the ship's designed open water speeds were said to have been conservative, but search as I might, have have yet to see any information on how this class does "in real life".
The story circulating around the office is the Minister was presented with a number of options to get to 2%, but most of them represented new capabilities. They realized that they were hamstrung by their own bureaucratic processes in that they didn't have a vehicle to raise new projects against...
CTV reporting $8Billion, but "it won’t be allocated all in one year". If correct, disappointing, to say the least, and tone deaf on the part of the Liberals.
Interesting article in Skies on the P8, and it's relevance to Canada's CP-140 replacement project (Canadian Multi-mission Aircraft project):
Wonder if this might get accelerated if...
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I think it's the same video I posted in 2852, but I haven't watched them back to back.
This was tweeted out by Irving related to the ice trials for future HMCS Margaret Brooke. Apparently breaking ice as thick as 2 meters at points.
Looks like DND has upgraded the CSC Fact Sheet - now showing 24 MK 41 VLS. Drawing has the new main mast, so this appears to be very recent.
More on the Block 4: